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Walied Soliman

Toronto, Canada Global Guide 2021 Ranked in 1 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A
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Corporate/M&A - Canada

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Walied Soliman has a wealth of experience handling M&A and securities transactions. He demonstrates additional expertise in proxy contests, with interviewees describing him as "the top practitioner in Canada for shareholder activism." He currently serves as the Canadian chair of the firm.
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Corporate, M&A and securities

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Walied Soliman is the Canadian chair of Norton Rose Fulbright and co-chair of the firm's special situations team. He is widely regarded as one of Canada's leading lawyers in his field of practice, having been involved in some of the most significant and complex M&A transactions and proxy battles in the country, advising buyers and sellers, boards, hostile bidders and shareholder activists. In addition, his practice focuses on restructurings, corporate finance, governance and structured products.

Mr. Soliman was mandated in 2020 by the government of Ontario to chair the Capital Markets Modernization Taskforce. In 2019, Mr. Soliman was chosen by the United Nations Association in Canada to be its Global Citizen Laureate for his professional merit and service to the community. He was the only lawyer featured in the Globe and Mail's Report on Business Magazine Power 50 list in 2017, was designated as a "Star Lawyer" by Acritas that same year for ranking in the top 28 lawyers globally, was named a Top 40 Lawyer under 40 in Canada by Lexpert magazine in 2009. Mr. Soliman sits on the boards of the BlackNorth Initiative against anti-Black racism, Ryerson University, and the Toronto SickKids Hospital Foundation.

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